Amherst College offers campus housing (college-owned, operated, or affiliated) and it's total dormitory capacity is 1,837 (approximately 99.03 % students are living in the housing facilities). The average room & board charge for academic year 2019-2020 is $14,740. In addition, the school has meal plans for all students and the average charge for the meal plans is $6,750 annually.
Amherst College does not offer the online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides the ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad programs to its students. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities at Amherst College for academic year 2017-2018.
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,750)
Amherst College provides number of student services including academic/career counseling & wellness, employment for students and placement services for completers. It has own libraries on its campus. Next table lists student services provided by Amherst College to its attendants.
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Employment services for students||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students' children||✗|
|Library facilities at institution||✔|
Amherst College is a member of National Athletic Association (NAA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Next table describes sports and athletic information at Amherst College campus.
|Baseball||33||0||New England Small College Ath Conf|
|Basketball||19||12||New England Small College Ath Conf|
|Field Hockey||0||21||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Football||76||0||New England Small College Ath Conf|
|Golf||9||10||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Ice Hockey||25||21||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Lacrosse||46||30||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Soccer||28||28||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Softball||0||16||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Squash||19||15||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Swimming and Diving||32||23||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Tennis||22||21||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Track and Field||77||96||NCAA Division III (with football)|
|Volleyball||0||10||NCAA Division III (with football)|
Amherst College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|Yellow Ribbon Program|
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
|Credit for military training||✗|
|Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families||✔|
|Recognized student veteran organization||✗|
|Member of Service members Opportunity Colleges||✗|
Amherst College is an institution that opens to general public. It is not affiliated with any religion. The school does not offer medical degree and it does not have its own hospital. Next table shows additional and special facts about Amherst College.
|Religious Affiliation||Not applicable|
|Historical Black School||✗|
|Offer Medical Degree||✗|
Amherst College has a library system that has 3 library branches and 1,551,548 physical, digital, and electronic books. Next table shows the statistics related to the academic libraries that Amherst College has.
|Number of Physical Books||1,551,548|
|Number of Digital/Electronic Books||0|
|Number of Digital/Electronic Databases||243|
|Number of Physical Media||40,221|
|Total Physical Library Collections (books and media)||1,591,769|
|Total Electronic Library Collections (books and media)||243|
|Total Physical Library Circulations (books and media)||124,787|
|Total Electronic Library Circulations (books and media)||0|
|Number of Branches and Independent Libraries||3|
|Preservation Service||Not Support|
|Virtual Reference Service||Support|
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